|2018 - Present||Emerita Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Educational Leadership|
|2002 - Present||Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Educational Leadership|
|1998||Instructor - Child Development, Cabrillo Community College|
|1998||Lecturer- Teacher Education, California State University, Monterey Bay|
|1990 - 1995||Lecturer - Board of Studies in Education, University of California, Santa Cruz|
|2004 - Present||Professional Development School District Grants|
|Jicarilla Apache Reservation|
|2002||SJSU Faculty Lottery Grant|
|San Jose State University|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2015||Senior Editor, CAPEA Journal: Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development||2015||Chair, CTA Higher Education Caucus||2015||Member, CTA Liaison Team, California Commission on Teacher Credentialling||2014 - 2015||Chair, Cesar Chavez Scholarship Committee, California Faculty Association||2014||Member, Planning Committee, Good Teaching Conference, California Teachers Association||2011||Member, Mentoring Committee, National Association of Multicultural Education||2008||Higher Education Representative, Task Force on Teaching and Learning Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)||2007||Sabbatical, SJSU||2006 - 2007||Board Member, California Association of Professors of Educational Administration|
Honors and Awards
- 2004 SJSU COE Faculty Professional Development Award
- 2003 SJSU COE Faculty Professional Development Award
- 2002 Awarded Model Professional Development Award by the U.S. Department of Education. One of two schools in the country to receive this award and the first from California. Focus was on professional development for equity.
- 2002 Awarded Golden Bell Award for Professional Development. California School Board Association. “Starlight Elementary: Professional Development for Equity”
- 2001 Award: “Administrator of the Year” from Association of California School Administrators.
|EDD, Organizational Leadership and Educational Management, University of La Verne|
|BA, Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz|
|MA, Educational Administration & Supervision, San Jose State University|
Journal Articles (8)
Developing leadership for equity: What is the role of leadership ...
Educational Leadership and Administration (2006)
Historically, educational administration programs have prepared graduates in a "universal, one-size-fits-all" approach. As the K-12 student population becomes increasingly diverse, ...
Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Rethinking the Universal Approach to the Preparation of School Leaders.
Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity. (2013)
Many students in public schools today face a myriad of challenges, including inadequate facilities, underprepared teachers and underprepared administrators. For ...
Improving Principal Quality for Schools with English Learners: Reculturing Instructional ...
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA) (2013)
In this paper we draw attention to the importance of school leadership on the academic achievement of English Learners. Furthermore, ...
Evaluation Study of C.A.R.E., the National Education ...
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (AERA) (2010)
This was an evaluation study of C.A.R.E., National Education Association's Culture, Abilities, Resilience and Effort (C.A.R.E.): Strategies for Closing Achievement ...